ÖBB and Siemens develop battery-powered train
As a comprehensive mobility service provider, the ÖBB Group brings 459 million passengers and 115 million tons of goods to their destinations every year in an ecofriendly manner. 100 percent of the traction current comes from renewable sources. ÖBB was one of the most punctual railways in Europe in 2017, with around 96 percent punctuality. Group-wide, 41,107 railway and bus employees (plus around 1,900 apprentices) ensure that roughly 1.3 million passengers safely reach their destination every day. The Group's strategic parent company is ÖBB-Holding AG. www.oebb.at
Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2017, which ended on September 30, 2017, the former Siemens Mobility Division posted revenue of €8.1billion and had around 28,400 employees worldwide. Further information is available at: www.siemens.com/mobility.
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